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Sailor of the Skysea by A. C. F. Crawford
Sailor of the Skysea by A. C. F. Crawford
*NOTE* I was offered a free copy of this copy book in return for an honest review.

This is very much outside my genre. In that the protagonist is male and there are very few women and it's set in a world where slavery has recently been abolished and the 'Church' (in this incarnation) is still powerful.

The bad points - the women are very poorly written. In a very standard fantasy/medieval trope. The women are in very traditional roles- mother, widow, nun, young girl, whore. And not many of them are credited with much intelligence (other than his mother). I appreciate that the story focuses on Yztak but there is no appreciation of women whatsoever, in pretty much any of… Read more
Maggot Moon by Sally Gardner
Maggot Moon by Sally Gardner
5.0 out of 5 stars Exceptional, 12 May 2013
Read this in one sitting because it's that good. Standish is one of the better YA heroes I've read for a while. And the writing is excellent. Highly recommended.
Wonder by R J Palacio
Wonder by R J Palacio
5.0 out of 5 stars BRILLIANT, 11 May 2013
Just finished this but it's absolutely brilliant. The structure and the characters were written so well. And August was just a normal kid! :)

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